Date of Award
Master of Arts
Dr. David D. Carley
Masters Thesis-Open Access
A two parameter integral equation, equation T is studied to compute radial distribution functions for a classical fluid whose single component particles interact pairwise according to a square-well potential function. A computer program originally written for a DEC 10 was modified to run on a DEC VAX. At the same time, modifications were made to take advantage of the faster VAX and to reduce the time an operator must spend to get a solution to the integral equation. Solutions were obtained for several densities, temperatures, and parameter values. Temperatures ranged from a high temperature gas to near critical temperatures. Accurate results were easily obtained for medium and high temperatures but derivations from 'exact' results occurred at low temperatures and high densities.
Ismail, "A Study of an Integral Equations for Computing Radial Distribution Functions" (1988). Master's Theses. 1143.